A reader who’ll try anything once, including bad books in search of good ones. Eclectic as her tastes are, she tends to gravitate to historical romances, realistic contemporaries, and some fantasy novels.
Pitiful, I know.
"Locke was a medium man in every respect—"
—including in writing. Technically it's all right. There are commas and full stops in place. The words used are English and comprehensible without a dictionary. Yet, I can't make progress. This book is bad. Why am I reading this when I could be reading something stellar written by a woman?